1. Purcell Wants to Shoot More in Edmonton

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  2. Benoit Pouliot Believes He Will Offer Oilers Consistent Performance

    EDMONTON - Benoit Pouliot had 10 points (plus eight) for the Rangers in their run to the Stanley Cup final, but there was no money in the cupboard to resign him...

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  3. Purcell Says He Was Surprised by the Trade to Edmonton but Excited

    EDMONTON - Teddy Purcell knows what it's like to play with skilled players. As a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning , Purcell skated with two of the best in Steven Stamkos and Martin St...

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  4. Four New Oilers See Great Promise in Edmonton

    EDMONTON -- Four of the Edmonton Oilers ' offseason acquisitions are getting familiar with their new playing environment...

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  5. Draisaitl: 'My Goal Is to Play in the NHL Next Year'

    We've grown accustomed to seeing young players starting right away with the Edmonton Oilers in recent years and Leon Draisaitl wants to be the next one...

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  6. Should the Edmonton Oilers Be Interested in Cody Franson?

    This is from James Mirtle of the Globe & Mail on Toronto Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer and defenceman Cody Franson, who just signed a one-year, $3...

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  7. Cult of Hockey: Corsi Stat May Not Be a Fair Evaluation of Schultz

    EDMONTON - The hottest advanced stat in hockey? When both TSN's Bob McKenzie and CHED's Bob Stauffer are dropping reference to Corsi, you know that the stat has gone supernova...

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  8. Can Eakins Bring out the Best of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on the Attack?

    Sam Gagner and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins showed excellent offensive instincts and had strong results in their respective rookies seasons, but neither has become a star NHL attacker...

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  9. Rocky Thompson Joins the Coaching Staff

    The Oilers and Dallas Eakins finished tinkering with their coaching staff today with the promotion of Rocky Thompson from his role as an assistant with the Oklahoma City Barons to his new role as an assistant in Edmonton...

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  10. Centre of Attention

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  11. Four Issues Complicate Tricky Justin Schultz Negotiations

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  12. The 2014-15 Edmonton Oilers Powerplay

    Edmonton 's offseason changes have been discussed with a fair degree of thoroughness, but one thing I haven't seen covered is the makeup of the power play...

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  13. Should the Edmonton Oilers' 2015 First Round Pick Be Taboo in Trade Talks?

    One of the most formidable trade assets in the Oilers ' arsenal is the team's 2015 first round draft pick...

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  14. How Each Offseason Addition and Departure Will Affect the Edmonton Oilers

    The Edmonton Oilers were one of the busier franchises at the beginning of the free-agency period, with general manager Craig MacTavish taking steps to help fill some holes on the roster...

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  15. Defining the History of the Edmonton Oilers Rebuild

    The Edmonton Oilers ' rebuild has taken on a life of its own over the years. The official start date used to be hotly debated, though less of late as the need on the part of some to defend the Tambellini rebuild has dissipated...

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  16. Oilers Re-Sign Goalie Bachman

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  17. Watch: Oilers Prospect Drives Golf Ball 337 Yds

    The Edmonton Oilers began orientation camp for their prospects this past weekend. Among activities such as being brought into the wilderness by captain Andrew Ference, they went golfing...

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  18. Oilers Re-Sign D Jeff Petry to 1-Year/$3+M Deal

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  19. Chase Turnin' Heads at Oilers Camp

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  20. Oilers Prospect Simpson Aims to Follow in Footsteps of Famous Father

    JASPER — If he was Chris Pronger Jr, or Dany Heatley II, Dillion Simpson might be a little nervous about stepping into the Edmonton Oilers organization...

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  21. Edmonton Oilers Must Consider Trading Justin Schultz

    Justin Schultz turns 24 today. He's a promising young defenceman with demonstrated offensive capability, and with 100-odd games under his belt it's reasonable to believe that the best is yet to come...

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  22. Edmonton Oilers Center Leon Draisaitl Aims to Make NHL Team

    On a team with a recent history of No. 1 draft picks, Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl said he doesn't feel any less pressure being a No. 3 selection...

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  23. Nurse Thinks He's Close to Making Oilers' Roster

    When the Edmonton Oilers selected defenseman Darnell Nurse seventh overall in the 2013 NHL Draft, they probably weren't expecting him to crack their roster until the 2014-15 season, if not later...

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  24. If Oilers Are Targeting a Islanders Forward, Josh Bailey Shouldn't Be It

    Superficially, a trade makes perfect sense. The New York Islanders are loaded down the middle and are in big need of defensive help. The Oilers aren't exactly loaded on defence, but might be able to make a trade there and desperately need a pivot...

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  25. Dallas Eakins Coach of Edmonton Oilers Eager to Start Season

    The Edmonton Oilers will have a lot of new pieces when they head to training camp in September. Coach Dallas Eakins is excited about the newcomers and what they can bring to a franchise ...

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